JOB SUMMARY & PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS
REPORTS TO: School Principal or Mentor Teacher (assigned by school’s Principal)
JOB SUMMARY (2-3 sentences): Provides instructional and classroom management support in conjunction with one or more certificated teachers and provides academic and behavioral support to a cohort of students. Helps teachers maximize learning time and implement differentiated instruction and support. Duties listed below will be performed either in conjunction with a certificated teacher or under the direction and guidance of a certified teacher.
In addition to the above, this job is designed to satisfy an individual’s student teacher requirement for TN teacher licensure. This position is designed to be a one year position.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: List, in the order of time spent, the essential tasks performed by the position. Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.
|Job Responsibility 1: ||Supports certificated teachers with all aspects of instructional and classroom management operations including facilitating student-directed learning, small group instruction, project-based learning and other instructional strategies. |
|Job Responsibility 2: ||Enforces rules of behavior and procedures for maintaining high functioning classrooms. |
|Job Responsibility 3: ||Helps implement assessments and reviewing data. |
|Job Responsibility 4: ||Prepares materials and classrooms for learning activities and homework assignments. |
|Job Responsibility 5: ||Helps student develop productive learning and studying habits. |
|Job Responsibility 6: ||Participates in professional development opportunities and professional learning communities (where available). |
|Job Responsibility 7: ||Supervises children during dining times, transition times, and other miscellaneous events such as school assemblies or recess times. |
|Job Responsibility 8: ||Assists students and teachers with technology in the classroom and computer labs. |
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES, REQUIREMENTS, AND IMPACTS
DATA RESPONSIBILITY: “Data Responsibility” refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.
Coordinates or determines time, place, or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data and possibly executes determinations or reports on events.
PEOPLE RESPONSIBILITY: “People Responsibility” refers to individuals who have contact with or are influenced by the position.
Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.
ASSETS RESPONSIBILITY: “Assets Responsibility” refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.
Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving considerable economies and/or preventing considerable losses through the management of a minor department, and/or handling of very large amounts of money.
MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: “Mathematics” deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols.
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.
COMMUNICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: “Communications” involves the ability to read, write, and speak.
Reads journals and manuals; composes specialized reports and business letters using proper format and grammar; speaks to groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK: “Complexity of Work” addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual pressures.
Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS: “Impact of Decisions” refers to consequences such as damage to property, loss of data or property, exposure of the organization to legal liability, or injury or death to individuals.
Makes decisions with serious impact - affects most units in organization, and may affect citizens.
EQUIPMENT USAGE: “Equipment Usage” refers to inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, or products. A thing is tangible and has shape, form, and other physical characteristics.
Establishes methods and procedures for acquiring and handling machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving extensive latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items.
SAFETY OF OTHERS: “Safety of Others” refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety, either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public.
Requires considerable responsibility for the safety and health of others and/or continuous enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: “Education Requirements” refers to job specific training and education required for entry into the position.
Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate teacher preparation/education program in Tennessee.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: “Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations” refers to professional, state, or federal licenses, certifications, or registrations required to enter the position.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: “Experience Requirements” refers to the amount of work experience that is required for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the tasks required by the position.
More specific degree, certification, and experience requirements will be included in the position announcement as vacancies occur.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: “Physical Demands” refers to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Requires medium to heavy work involving exerting up to 70 pounds of force on a frequent basis and exceptional dexterity and skill in operating machinery, tools, or equipment.
UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS: “Unavoidable Hazards” refers to unusual conditions in the work environment that may cause illness or injury.
The position is exposed to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, bright/dim lights, intense noise levels, vibration, fumes or noxious odors, moving mechanical parts, electrical shock, traffic, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
SENSORY (ADA) REQUIREMENTS: “Sensory Requirements” refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell necessary to perform the tasks required by the position efficiently.
The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, and texture perception.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.